E-Cigarettes Linked To Gum and Teeth Problems

Updated: Dec 17, 2018


There has been a misconception that e-cigarettes are relatively safe. That is slowly changing as many studies reveal health consequences of e-cigarette smoking.


Key takeaways:

  • E-cigarettes are not a healthier alternative to conventional cigarette smoking.

  • Vapors from e-cigarettes cause the cells to release inflammatory proteins and may lead to oral diseases. 

  • The frequency and the amount of e-cigarettes smoked directly determine the level of damage to the gums and oral cavity.

The researchers also found that the flavoring chemicals used in e-cigarettes play a role in damaging cells in the mouth.


Read the full story here

https://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/electronic-cigarettes-970/e-cigarettes-not-good-to-gums-study-finds-716974.html


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